Microsoft exposed its latest file system, ReFS

Posted on Jan 17 2012 - 7:01am by admin
Microsoft exposed its latest file system, ReFS

Microsoft exposed its latest file system, ReFS

Today Microsoft officials has exposed the specification of its latest file system, Windows 8 Resilient File System (ReFS), it is the new technology of Microsoft for the memorization of the data with Windows Server 8.and has designed to congregate future needs for window storage. It has capability to verify and auto-correct data corruption. Handle large amount of data, and shared storage pools across systems. Initially ReFS will be presented in windows server 8 only to test fully before making it available to Microsoft 8 client users, so they have no benefits from its launch.
Surendra Verma, a development manager on the Windows Storage and File System team, described some features of ReFS said “It will be compatible with a subset of NTFS features that are widely used while cutting out features that are of “limited value.”, she added “Provide a full end-to-end resiliency architecture when used in conjunction with the Storage Spaces feature, which was co-designed and built in conjunction with ReFS”. Microsoft says the new file system will only be introduced as part of Windows Server 8, but Windows 8 client will be able to access and read ReFS volumes until it’s fully supported in client operating systems in the future

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